Ajira Portal:- Legal Affairs Intern at United Nations March, 2024

Organizational Setting and Reporting: The Office of the President of the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (“Office of the President” and “Mechanism”, respectively) invites applications for several legal internships commencing from April 2024 in Arusha, Tanzania. The duration of the internship generally ranges from (3) three months to (6) six months. Please indicate your preferred internship period in your cover letter. The Mechanism is mandated to perform a number of essential functions previously carried out by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. The Office of the President provides legal, judicial, institutional, diplomatic, and administrative support to the President of the Mechanism (“President”) in the execution of her mandated functions. Responsibilities: In the Office of the President, interns have the opportunity to support the President with a wide range of mandated functions. Interns may: (i) conduct comprehensive legal research; (ii) assist in the drafting and proofreading of decisions, orders, and other judicial documents; (iii) assist in the preparation of reports to the United Nations Security Council and United Nations General Assembly; (iv) analyze relevant law, rules, and policies; (v) assist in the drafting of speeches or official correspondence; (vi) provide support in advising on press and policy matters; and (vii) observe court hearings. Interns may also perform routine tasks such as compiling and collating materials, and other duties as required.

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